James Encyclopedia of Pop Culture. Winnie the Pooh Wonder Woman. Felix the Cat originally called Master Tom is a cartoon character from the silent film era, being the first cartoon character in history to win a high level of popularity. Pat Sullivan was a bad man, a miserable individual of whom nobody seems to have a decent opinion. Secrets of the Masters Puss in Boots: Oriolo went on to star Felix in television cartoons produced by Famous Studios which was renamed to Paramount Cartoon Studiosand distributed by Trans-Lux beginning in The anthropomorphic black cat with his black body, white eyes, and giant grin, coupled with the surrealism of the situations in which his cartoons place him, combine to make Felix one of the most recognized cartoon characters in film history.
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The new shorts were unsuccessful, and after only three outings Van Beuren discontinued the series, leaving a fourth in the storyboard stages. Archived from the original on 23 January Felix the Cat TV series. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Joe Oriolo introduced a redesigned, "long-legged" Felix, added new characters, and gave Felix a "Magic Bag of Tricks" that could assume an infinite variety of shapes at Felix's behest. Archived from the original on 31 October In Felix the Cat began testing a new tech called television".